Nov 16, 2012 2:00am PST
. this will last into the thanksgiving holiday. look at the travel forecast looking good across boston, dallas, los angeles. heading toward new york, dc you could have a stray thunderstorm. san francisco could see a little bit of rain there. a quick look at the wednesday forecast good for the eastern half temperatures in the 50s and 60s. we will see the rain for parts of the northwest. we are heading toward the holiday for cooking. >> me? i can't even boil water. >> after meeting with labor leaders and ceo's of some of america's biggest countries they will try to come up with a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama and top four congressional leaders will meet at the white house. tax hiengs and spending cuts that are certain to kill the u.s. economy. it is the first face to face meeting and almost guaranteed will be in for marathon negotiations. if wall street is any judge the market fell 5 percent since the election. >> we talk a lot about how the post office loses any money. they lost more than a billion dollars. a record. 3 times as bad as expected. more red ink is slated for next year.
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
this morning. all the way from denver, through washington, raleigh, up to boston, not a single drop of rain during the afternoon today. temperaturewise, it has been cool over that same period. 49 in cincinnati. look at jacksonville, florida, right now a temperature of 54 degrees. boston at 41 degrees. we're seeing very cool air for this part of november. all the way down toward the south. it's going to continue to stay here right on through the next couple of days and into the weekend. i'll show you what to expect for that thanksgiving holiday coming up. >>> well, tonight the twinkie, the ho ho, the snowball and classic cupcake, all american snack foods of that classic company could be in jeopardy. hostess, the company that created the tasty treats, announces it's closing its doors because of a labor dispute with its workers. pat collins tells us about the impact this could have on our area. >> reporter: i remember as a boy the old wonder bread bakery. it was near griffith stadium when the senators played. and you could smell that bread baking. you knew it was time to play ball. and after t
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
e-mails, i am disappointed -- when i went to work for the mayor of boston i was told seriously there's one thing you got to remember. you have -- never talk when you can not and never not when you can wind. why these two intelligent men rescinding these embarrassing e-mails is baffling. did they not know, talk about white collar crime, that no one would be indicted if it would not for e-mails. i am sorry for the general david petraeus family. there does not appear to be any public policy relevance to this. i am sorry people are fussing over it. >> it is a major public policy f they cause -- do you think the democrats have a mandate to get that type of revenue through? when you look at this election -- >> and doing one part of the george bush tax cuts which were adopted after a president got a plurality of half a million votes. if-half a million give you a mandate to put the tax cuts in than 3.3 million plus ought to give you a mandate to put them out. >> how much of the president's vote the you think was about taxes and the argument that he made about higher taxes versus all of his o
Nov 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
the presidential race. the staff certainly said one thing, but i live in boston, near romney headquarters, so my cut was sensing a lot confidence coming out of that building. unlike mitt romney i had a concession speech prepared, for this event, as we thought through what this conversation would be like depending on either scenario, but i have a quick reflection on election night. the first was remembering exactly what it felt like in 2004 where you had a dozen constitutional amendments passed across the country, you haven't karl rove celebrated as the architect who had built a new republican electoral majority that would have traction for a decade or two, and you had a president reelected with the use of the wedge issue, a gay and lesbian, belgae bt families across the country, a dark moment, the fetal position for the lgbt movement, at what i sensed this year was how proud i was about our resilience. we pick ourselves up. we decided to fight in states. we decided to start talking to republicans. we decided to ban more from our great democratic friends. some people predicted, and it was a sense